Julee

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handwoven and handknotted in Afyon, Turkey

Dimensions: 4'1" x 6'11" (126 cm x 211 cm)

All rugs have been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs.

Product Details
  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% premium Kork wool
  • Dimensions: 4'1" x 6'11" (126 cm x 211 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2" (0.5 cm)
  • Color palette: camel, navy, periwinkle blue, peacock turquoise, indigo, rich amethyst
Curator's Notes
Motifs
  • Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
  • Triangular amulets guard against evil spirits and malintent
  • Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
  • Anatolian in origin, a hands-on-hips motif represents a mother goddess figure sometimes depicted with a child in her womb, symbolizing motherhood, fertility, and abundance
Region of Origin

Afyon is located in central Anatolia. It is known for its diversity of rug styles from across Turkey.

Material Details

Kork wool is shorn from the underbelly and neck of the sheep. Because these areas are more protected from the environment, the resulting wool has a much higher lanolin content and feels softer in texture and has a greater luster and sheen.